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Grace Upon Grace 2019 Convention Weekend

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE FULL WEEKEND

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR SATURDAY’S IGNITE CONFERENCE ONLY

CLICK HERE FOR YOUTH @ CONVENTION INFO & REGISTRATION

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE HONOREES FOR THE GALA BANQUET

SUNDAY’S CELEBRATION EUCHARIST IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

PRESIDING BISHOP CURRY – SIGNED BOBBLE HEAD RAFFLE

WEEKEND OVERVIEW AND EVENT LISTING:

Registration and ticketing is now open for each of the events of the March 1st-3rd Closing Celebration of our Year-Long 150th Anniversary:

  • Business Gathering: Friday, March 1st: The annual gathering of Clergy, Delegates and Alternates. Guests welcome. Scroll down for links to nominees and resolutions.
  • Ignite the Way 2019 Conference: Loving through Discipleship, Evangelism and Mission: Saturday March 2nd: This event is free for all Diocesan members. All others are invited to register at www.ignitetheway2019.com
  • Sesquicentennial Celebration Banquet: Saturday Evening, March 2nd
  • Celebration Eucharist with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry: Noon Sunday, March 3rd.  Free and open to the public.

Business Gathering – Friday – 10:30am

Delegates and Alternates, including clergy, will gather on Friday to complete the annual business meeting of the Diocese. We worship, we celebrate, we listen, we speak, we debate, and we vote. It is also where the Bishop makes his annual address. Registration forms for this session, including meals and accommodations (optional), are available through your church office or by clicking here.  (Includes admission to the Ignite the Way Conference and Celebration Eucharist).

Links: Credentials to Convention

Slate of Nominees with Bios

Resolutions

Ignite the Way 2019 Conference – Saturday – 9:00am-3:30pm
Loving through Discipleship, Evangelism and Mission

This one-day conference, open to all, will be held on Saturday, March 2nd from 9:00am-3:30pm.  Guest presenters include the Rev. Jay Sidebotham, Director of Renewal Works and the Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers, Canon to the Presiding Bishop for Evangelism, Reconciliation and Stewardship of Creation. Bring your ministry team and explore how Jesus’ “way of love” can influence your community. Registration forms for this session, including lunch, are available through your church office or by clicking here

150th Honorees Gala Banquet – Saturday – 6:00pm

The 150th Gala Banquet includes banquet fare prepared by the Hyatt Chesapeake and a special performance of “Harriet Tubman: The Chosen One” by Gwendolyn Briley Strand.  The evening is held in celebration of and will be honoring members of the diocesan family for their long, dedicated and faithful service to the diocese. 

Honorees Announced for Gala BanquetClick here to read the annoucement from Bishop San and Diocesan Council.

“Harriet Tubman – The Chosen One” is a dynamic one-woman show that takes its audience on one of the many journeys Ms. Tubman took on the Underground Railroad. Watch Ms. Briley-Strand, change into more than a dozen characters, right before your eyes. Listen as she sings spiritual after spiritual showing how the enslaved used this “secret language” to communicate with one another. Join Ms. Briley-Strand as she transports you into a time you’ve only read about.

Registration forms for dinner, including accommodations (optional), are available through your church office or by clicking here. You may also contact the Diocese directly at 410-822-1919.

The Celebration Eucharist – Sunday – Noon

Sunday’s Eucharist will mark the close of our year-long 150th anniversary celebration and will include a sermon from the Right Reverend Michael B Curry, Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church. The Celebration Eucharist is a free event that is open to the public.  We hope that all of our parishioners around the Diocese will “join us at church” on this historic Sunday.